4 Favorite Fitness Trackers
(Fitbit, ibitz, iHealth & Basis)

ibitz by GeoPalz

To my pleasant surprise, the Fitness Tech exhibit area of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) was my favorite part of the show. I was especially drawn to the fitness trackers. While the Fitbit Flex is the most popular tracker among the moms that I know, it was good to see that there were a variety of fitness trackers for various budgets and needs. My favorites are below: 1. Overall Value: iHealth Wireless Activity and Sleep Tracker Price: … [Read more...]

14 Food Photography Tips from Lou Manna

food photography tips

I was invited to a  "Brunch and Learn" with award-winning food photographer Lou Manna that took place last Friday. I was excited to attend, because I like to learn from the best in every industry and Mr. Manna has worked for the NY Times and he is also the author of Digital Food Photography. Unfortunately, I was sick this past weekend, so I missed the "brunch" that was hosted by Evolution Fresh (the cold-pressed juices that I sometimes buy at … [Read more...]

Techlicious Suite Highlights
(Philips, Honeywell & TiVo)

honeywell wifi thermostat

I will stop posting about the different technologies that I experienced at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) soon. There was just so much to see and to experience during my short trip. One of my favorite events was the Techlicious Suite that was held at Caesar’s Palace. There was a delicious dinner, drinks and some helpful tech conversations. There were also a variety of desserts served. Sweet endings indeed… There were three main items … [Read more...]

Lenovo Standouts at CES: Horizon and Beacon
(Updated with Flex 20 Video)

Horizon Multimode Table PC

As I mentioned in the 4 CES Headphone Trends post, I attended the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas last week. As one of the Lenovo Moms, my trip was sponsored by Lenovo. I’m really happy that I went with some women that I already know, because the show was HUGE. It would not have been as fun if Serena (a fellow Lenovo Mom) wasn’t my roommate and floor show partner. We also shared other memorable moments – i.e. having a hard time … [Read more...]

Top 10 Chinese New Year 2014 Celebrations for NYC Families

nyc chinese new year

Chinese New Year 2014 is Friday, January 31st. Fortunately, there are several family-friendly ways to celebrate the Year of the Horse in NYC. Top options include the following: 1-4. The New York Chinese Cultural Center’s Lunar New Year Celebration 2014, the Year of the Horse -2pm on Saturday, January 25th at the Bronx Museum; 1pm to 4pm on Sunday, January 26th at Queens Museum of Art; 1pm to 5pm on Saturday, February 8th at Metropolitan … [Read more...]